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. thank you. >>> a candlelight vigil was held in virginia for a mother and young children killed in a townhouse fire there. 24-year-old eileen anderson and her son, solomon died from smoke inhalation and burn in a house fire on wednesday. the children were 3 and 5 years old. among the mourners tonight, the children's grandmother. i have lived here for tree years and haven't even seen these many people. so for all of them to come out of their doors and support us, not even though who we truly are, i am really, really loving it. i just thank good for all of them. >> three other children and an adult male escaped that fire. their mother manad to somehow, drop the children who survived out of the window. >>> tonight we're following a developing story in fairfax county where teenager has been hit by a car and it happened around 8:15 at the intersection of 34re isn't valley road in centerville. the victim was thrown to the hospital with life-threateninging injuries. the victim's name andge hadn't been released. police are questioning the driver. we're told the driver did stay on the th
, darcy spencer, news 4 today. ♪ amazing grace >> in lorton, virginia, a community is mourning the lo of a mother and her two young children killed in a townhouse fire. neighbors held a candlelight vigil for she and her so, solomon and alfonso. they died of smoke inhalation and burns after their home caught fire on wednesday. the children were 3 and 5 years old. their gndmother said she appreciated the community support. >> i have lived here for three years and haven't even seen this many people. for all of them to come out of their doors and support us not even knowing who we are, i am really, really loving it. i just thank god tt all of them. >> investigators are trying to determine what started the fire. three other children and a man escaped from the burning townhouse>>> a congregation near atlanta is anxiousl awaiting word from their bishop this morning, expected to address allegations that he lured four young men into sexual relationships. this is videoof h 8:00 service an hour ago near atlanta. it does not show the bishop's arrival on stage. lauits by four men claim lang pushed
in the fastest time. proceeds will benefit special olympics in virginia. >>> i was the master of ceremonies at that event. it was wonderful. beautiful day for that. >> did you take a pull. >> i did not. >> today, record-breaking at dulles international, 93 degrees. the old record was 92. we broke other records. pennsylvania avenue, the wind picking up, changing directions as the cooler, drier air falls into the mid-atlantic. definitely a change on the way tomorrow. " temperatures, ah, finally. 74 degrees in the district, high of 93. mclean, va., 70, high of 95. not a lot of relief at the beach. rehoboth, 90 degrees, 73 degrees currently. it feels like 78. reagan national made it up to 93. the record was 95. normally, the temperature around 76. this was the 67th day of 90- degree days or better. definitely a record that will probably be broken next month. the old record, 1980, 67 days of 90 degrees. this does not happen very often. the cooler, drier air off to the north and west, mid-50s and pittsburgh, state college, elkins, west virginia. 76 degrees in richmond. the frontal system has stal
fire today destroyed a strip mall in false church, virginia. the fire started just after several businesses had opened this morning at the shopping center. it is located at the intersection of hillwood avenue. and some passersby saw the smoke and fire and called 911. firefighters arrived on the scene within minutes but it was too late to save the small businesses. >>> it appeared that the fire had progressed extensively up into the superstructure of the steel. the roofs show signs of collapse. we were able to evacuate the crews before the roof did collapse. >> reporter: we are told about a dozen businesses are affected in all, including an insurance agency, hair salon, deli and a clothing store. fire investigators say there was heavy smoke and water damage and the shopping center will likely be condemned. the cause of that fire is under investigation tonight. >>> well, if you haven't lived it, you are probably cannot imagine what we are about to show you next. a man is murdered as he walks along southern avenue. multiple suspects flee into a nearby apartment building. police but
't get in, 15 and 21, 237 in the air and the hokies shut out the eagles 13-0. >>> and virginia hosting vmi and that is look having two bis in a row and uvas horn 87 yards for the score. the first kickoff since 2004 and second quarter, all uva and going to fake the handoff and bird is the word. gets in and the hokies, up 21-7 and sorry all you uga alums and next drive and in, man, and he's in and and virginia rolls. >>> when we come back, look who is back for the washington nationals. niger morgan. yeah, trust me. he's back. how did he do? how did the nats do? next.  hey what's going on? doing the shipping. man, it would be a lot easier if we didn't have to weigh 'em all. if those boxes are under 70 lbs. you don't have to weigh 'em. with these priority mail flat rate boxes from the postal service, if it fits, it ships anywhere in the country for a low flat rate. no weigh? nope. yeah. no weigh? sure. no way! uh-uh. no way. yes way, no weigh. priority mail flat rate box shipping starts at $4.95, only from the postal service. a simpler way to ship. >> welcome back
across southwestern and south central virginia but you can see on the satellite loop they're defini definitely closer to us as we go thugh the mid to late morning showers. so if you're planning on heading out to the ravens game today, the browns are in town. kickoff 1:00. there will be a risk of a shower. not going to be a washout. not looking for a lot of rain the front half of the d but it will be enough to make you mad if you're not careful. be ready for a couple of drops. the steadier, heavier showers are on schedule for tonight. monday looks like it could be nearly a washout. tuesday could have rain and some thunderstorms as well. >> all right. even more. thanks, chuck. >>> people who live in a manassas neighborhood now know what caused the devastating fire that ripped through their community. on thursday flames jumped from house to house destroying three homes and damaged five others. news 4's darcy spencer got reaction from neighbors after they learned what sparked that fire. >> reporter: fire investigators have determined the blaze that destroyed three homes in manassas thur
and pronounced dead at the hospital. >> the news edge in virginia. a mother died. the community is still hurting tonight and on wednesday morning, the family's townhouse caught fire. the mother was able to save three of the children but died with two of the sons, her 5- year-old and 8-year-old whole going -- going back for them. >> she seemed like the most loving, wonderful mother and her kids are like her. beautiful, family, good people. >> they made a big impression on everyone. they were always out here playing with my son and with all the kids riding bikes. it hit home. >> tonight's vigil was not only to honor the lives lost but to pay tribute to a man who was a hero and caught the three surviving children from allie when she tossed them out the window and they're all out of the hospital and with the father tonight. >>> the investigators know what caused the massive fire here. the man was throwing cigarettes into the mulch of potted plants. the fire is accidental and three homes were destroyed and several others were damaged by the flames on thursday. >>> the news edge covering maryland ton
frs virginia gunned down at a college party. now, pole are asking for help to find the gunman. >> i looked down, i can't even see the cuts because i just see blood kind of pouring down my leg. >> a teenager recounting just how he saved hself. >>> plus, one of the most spoofed men on "saturday night live" crashes is show. >>> chuck, how about the weather? >> we had a ltle rain this morning, clouds this afternoon. if youant rain, i've got new news. >>>im furyk is motivated by not oversleeping. the cowboys try to avoid an 0-3 spot, plus, the braves honor bobby cox. news 4 at 6:00. fired as governor of maryland. four years ago, t for good reason. first, he protected tax loophos for giant cae cable companies. then, he let utilities jack up our rates 72%. d for the last four years, he worked as a hired gun for big corporations, even a bank that ok billions from a taxpayer funded bailout. ehrlich sides with cporate executives again and again and again tell bob ehrlich big banks and billionares don't need help. middle cde do. growing, evolving, literally transforming our lives. now imagine
. in virginia today, a christian activist announced he is taking extraordinary new steps to heal the rift caused by pastor jones. he threatened to burn the ground, but he never did it. the damage remains. we have more on what the rev. is proposing. >> we have learned more than 200 chiron -- korans will be distributed. one was welcomed with open arms into of fredericksburg church, and there is a lot more where that came from. >> we decided to distribute them to churches around the country. >> hundreds of churches have put in requests for the car ron. there are more requests, and each will serve as a reminder to pray for the muslim brothers. >> i believe something very positive is coming out of this. >> the rev. retrieves the books from florida. he hoped the gesture will mend relations with the muslim world. >> we disagree on all kinds of things. >> the books game international attention after it -- the books gained international attention after the pastor othreatened to burn them. >> you are putting our troops in harm's way. >> for christians across the country came relief and open arms. >> love
rain to the south and west. this would be across western virginia, looking at the rain totals? 1-2 inches across the immediate metro, the potomac high lands, shenandoah valley, panhandle of west virginia, possibly 2-3 inches. a slow-moving system, potential of severe thunderstorms monday night and tuesday. we will keep the updated. partly cloudy, cool overnight, nighttime lows in the 50's. tomorrow morning, in the 60's, the sunshine peeks through, but quickly erodes as the clouds increase, showers develop. 68-73. these are the high temperatures. the extended outlook, warming just a little bit on monday, 74 degrees. a cloud cover and unstable air tuesday, 80 degrees, chance of thunderstorms. wednesday and thursday, as quickly as the rain arrives, it will move out. lots of sunshine, the high pressure, temperatures back into the middle, upper 70's. that is where we should be this time of year. we need the rain, only half an inch at dulles international this month. what is >> the rain deficit this year? >> about 7 inches at reagan national. >> coming up, a rising star at a local scho
leaders laid out their pledge to america in sterling, virginia this past week. the g.o.p. said they'll put people back to work and amending the economic stimulus program. chris wallace joins us with a preview of today's program. >> good morning. melanie. and this is it, 45 pages, a lot of interesting proposals and nice pictures and this is the g.o.p. agenda going into the election in november. >> so chris, it's been described as not quite a contract, more than an agenda and you've read it, do you think it will win over the independents. >> i don't think that's the key point: 80% backs the partyandd the 20% present their ideas. democrats say that we're the party of no. no, we have ideas and you can see them right here. i think the fact of the agenda is por important than anything in it. >> but this has been discussed in detail. one of the dangers is you've been pushed into putting something on paper because the democrats are painting you as the party of no, and no ideas, and now you do give them something to aim at. >> but i have to say, there is nothing in here that is very specific, quit
's take a look. we can see some rain off to our south in virginia southwest of d.c. moving to the north. so it will take a couple hours to get here. so early in the day i think it will be fine, then the close tore this afternoon, the better the chance for the rain showers. mostly cloudy. you might even get a peak at the sun. then a chance for rain showers later today. the high between 71 and 76. we come back in a few minutes and take a look at the seven-day forecast. >> our big story this morning. the baltimore ravens are playing at home tonight and local fans are thrilled. >> a lot of traffic is expected as well. >> soon, tens of thousands of you will pack the stadium to see the ravens play the browns in the home opener. traffic might be difficult but once you get here businesses will be very happy. >> baltimore in general has been for quite a while awaiting this home opener. >> it is not just fan that is can't wait but the baltimore businesses that benefit from the tens of thousands who will flock downtown to see their favorite birds fly at home for the first time this season. >> sinc
in virginia came can to santa cruz and joined local christians to invite students to the outreach. >> it was so awesome when we were passing out the fliers. everyone was grateful we are doing something at the universities. >> 90 volunteers workewith them to bring the message. many responded to the invitation to follow christ, others experienced a physical healing. this student said after prayer the pain was gone and she could jump and run. crawford hopes to carry out more meetings in the south amera in the days aad. lorri johnson,cbn news. >> nba plays known around the world and especially in israel where basketball is a national sport. when former pros came to visit, it attracted lots of attention. chris mitchell has more. >> reporter: former nba players, college stars and harlem globe trotters gave up their height advantage to play israeli veterans in wheelchair basketball. game was one stop on their good willtour sponsoreby sports power inrnational. >> our person is for christian nba players to show supportof the jewish people in israel. we are their one loyal friends, we belie
the trip a success. >>> the state of virginia executed the first woman in that state in nearly a century. theresa lewis was put to death by lethal injection on thursday evening for planning the murder of her husband and stepson. capital punishment opponents including the catholic church worked to overturn the death sentence. many argue she should have been exempt from the death penalty because she was mentally deficient. both the u.s. supreme court and virginia governor bob mcdonald denied appeals that they block the execution. >>> a popular mega church preacher is at the center of a series of high profile lawsuits filed this week. bishop eddie long, head of the new birth missionary baptist church outside atlanta has been accused by three young men of coercing them into sexual relationships. the plaintiffs, now in their 20s, say long gave them expensive jewelry and took them on lavish trips. bishop long denies the charges. in the past, he has preached against homosexuality. >>> the first of the changes required by the new u.s. health care law went into effect this week. even as public an
in manassas, virginia. thursday flames jumped from house to house on tille it tt loop. a smoker put a cigarette out in a potted plant. flames spread from a deck to vinyl on the house and to the homes next door. >>> a fairfax county teenager is in the hospital with life threatening injuries after he was hit by car last night. this happened about 8:15 at the intersection of pleasant valley road and smith haven place in centerville. police questioned the driver who did stay on the scene after the accident. >>> your weather forecast is up next. >>> welcome back. chuck bell is in storm center 4 with some clouds andmaybe even rain, chuck? >> light rain a sunday morning for us. not going to add up to too much. sometimes even a few hundredths are just enough to get you wet. outside take a check of the temperatures. first 67 degrees at national rport. 71 in st. mary's county. 62 in falls church. 61 degrees in leesburg. 59 in martinsburg, west virginia. here's a look at live doppler and there are some light rain showers now, upper ntgomery county, back to the west in portions of eastern loud
against gay marriage, florida, indiana, michigan, virginia, and utah. >>> well, from lady gaga to the white house don't ask don't tell has been a hot topic. here to break it down is santa clara university law professor. thanks for joining us. a lot on those topics this week senate democrats couldn't get enough votes even though earlier this month a u.s. district judge ruled the policy was unconstitutional what does that ruling mean for the few which are of don't ask don't tell? >> i think we will find out what that means in the next few weeks. judges asked both sides to tell her how broad the injunction should be. it could mean we have one district judge declare that nationwide the policy has to be stopped or we might decide it has a smaller effect only on the people in the suit. >> legally speaking when you say don't ask don't tell is a policy, is it a law? a policy. >> a federal law enacted that says if you are a military personnel you cannot actively discover the sexual orientation of a member and if you are a member of the military you don't have to reveal or shouldn't reve
. what happens? we get the answer from virginia beach, va. >> it was a day at the beach. the three friends will not soon forget it. >> look at the teeth imprints. >> i thought it would never happen. >> it never crossed my mind that we could potentially be in danger. >> he and his friends were hanging out. >> we were at borders island. me and my friends go surfing down there a lot. >> they felt something brush up against the board in the water. >> he said, there is something out here. i could not finish my next sentence before it grabs my ankle. i felt the thrashing. >> he was covered in blood from the waist down. i have a lot on my arms. >> i jump on my board to get out of the water. i felt a sharp pain. it let go. >> with help from his friends, he was able to get back to the beach. >> the only thing i could see was blood pouring down my leg. >> rescue crews believe he was being attacked -- believe he was attacked by a shark. he has quite a story to tell. >> i was just hoping that i would not lose my leg or not be able to move that leg. i'm really lucky. >> because of where we live
to falls church, virginia to hear from several people about the healthcare law. several provisions took place thursday to allow children up to age 26 to stay on their parent's plan. this is about 50 minutes. >> how are you? take off your jacket here. >> welcome to our backyard. we tried clean you everything. watch your step. 36 years ago, i was born with severe 9 defin yen si. it's been a bit of a challenge over the years. in 2006, i reached a lifetime cap after three years. i was trying to figure out what i should do, go on a disability policy, change jobs, fortunately, my employer came threw and was able to cover my costs. we had an opportunity to have this employer take occur of us. 90% of the costs deal with the clotting factor and the medications i take. that's really where i drive up healthcare it is important to have a policy that will cover that. . >> for people who are here. first of all, i have the second of health and human services. she's charged with implementing. former insurance commissioner. snows all about this stuff. we are glad to have her on the team. somebody who he
, idaho, indiana, louisiana, michigan, south carolina, utah and virginia. >> fears of a bomb prompt a plane to make a emergency landing. where it landed and why authorities believe it was in danger. >> why a poll says many americans disappointed with health care reform legislation. . >> the first weekend of fall and it felt like summer. will sunday continue the trend of warmer weather? will that sea breeze and fog make it back? . >>> in sweden a plane made an emergency landing after a tip that a passenger was allegedly carrying explosives. 273 people were evacuated and the plane searched. the male passenger was released after searchers found in explosives. police say the caller who may have had a grudge against the man may face charges of making a false report. >>> in haiti a sudden powerful system blew through the capitol. the weather is blamed for five deaths and hundreds of injuries. more than a million are still in tent cities after january's 7.0 quake. rebuilding is slow because pledges of aid have stalled. >> officials launches last minute efforts to prevent peace talks col
unconstitutional but is still under appeal. among the states filing the brief, florida, indiana, michigan, virginia and utah. >>> it wasn't a pretty picture what happened to lehman brothers. it was the biggest bankruptcy in history. now some pay back. how people lined up to own a piece of history. >> $380,000. >> reporter: art collectors picked up some of the most valuable assets from lehmam brothers. some of these works of art graced the office walls of executives for more than a century. >> in a way a collector's collection. it's not a corporate collection. it bears the -- very intel against people. >> reporter: they had the right stuff on the walls but the wrong stuff on its balance sheet. >> much better at picking art than picking commercial realist seat. >> reporter: risky bets and excessive debt doomed them. regulators refused a bailout two years ago causing them to declare bankruptcy. all told the auction made more than $12 million. wednesday art in england goes up for auction. >> even if we get 3 million that's a drop in the ocean compared to their debt. >> reporter: they set a record f
, and she is not eligible for city housing, so she ends up leaving try and moving to virginia. this is the problem with the ordinary in justice. there are collateral consequences, and we end up paying for them as taxpayers. we pay for them because people cannot get a federal grants for loans for school. they go on welfare. they do not get to go to their jobs. these are the hidden cost we rarely see. why do they love him so much if he was doing these things that are against the law? the bottom line is when hank saw of lawyer cared about the client, he would make an effort to help that lawyer, said there is one woman who is a prostitute, and she had a lawyer who keeps doing her case pro bono. she keeps getting arrested for prostitution, and each time he tried to get her help, but when no one was looking, that is when the worst thing happened. there is a guy who is the town drunk, and his name is john casey. i met him, and he was drinking an enormous 10 of the year. it was of vero -- enormous can of beer. it was unfaia barrel. he was thrown into jail. casey walked back into the c
vehemently denies. in the united states, in the state of virginia, it is this woman, teresa lewis, who has been executed by lethal injection. she pleaded guilty to hiring two men to kill her husband and stepson. lewis' supporters say she is mentally impaired, but the supreme court allowed her execution to continue. so again, whatever your views on the death penalty, you can see that these are different cases. while we're discussing this topic, listen to bernard henry levi, my guest from last week, as he describes stoning. >> the men are buried to the waist in order to have a chance to escape. the women have no chance. buried to the -- a group of men gather around them, and stone them with stones -- not to big, in order that the suffering lasts as much as possible, and not too small, in order to kill. and the target is to transform the face of the woman into a pulp. >> now let's go back to president ahmadinejad's original claim. he says that there was much more coverage worldwide of the sekinah case than the lewis case. and you know what, he's right. a search for last month shows six times
>> tonight, a young virginia mother struggles to save her children in a fast-moving house fire. in the end, she saved three and died trying to save the others. we begin with a look at how her tight-knit community is gathering to remember her and two little boys. i'm maureen umeh. >> i'm will thomas. the police watched her hand her children out of the second- story window one-by-one and went back inside for the last two boys and they never made it out alive and roz plater is live where the fire broke out. >> reporter: this is a community that is still hurting, coming together by the dozens to honor the lines and to say thank you to the man who held out his arms to catch the children that the desperate mother tossed to safety. >> this is not physical healing tonight but emotional healing. >> reporter: it's a measure of how much the young family was loved and how many here in the lorton community are suffering. 24-year-old allie anderson and her sons, 5-year-old solmon and 3-year-old alphonso were all lost in a devastating fire. >> she seemed like the most loving, wonderful mothe
tomorrow afternoon, heading from iowa to virginia." with a theme throughout the papers this morning, divided government. a response to the president's weekly radio address yesterday, "can the two parties work together in the next congress"? for republicans, 202-737-0001. for democrats, 202-737-0002. for independents, 202-628-0205. yesterday from "the washington post," based on a weekly radio address and internet address yesterday -- host: also this morning, "politics and policy." host: we will get your phone calls in a moment, but first year is the president yesterday in his weekly address. >> many of the republican leaders were amongst the architects of the failed policy. grounded in the same moral philosophy, cut the taxes for millionaires and billionaires, cut the rules for wall street, cut loose the middle class to fend for itself. that is the echo of a disastrous decade that we cannot afford to relive. host: paul pearson has this, "cough up in the middle. what is a president who do"? "had the president realized earlier that he never could have won over corporate america, he nev
virginia he gathered in a back yard with a number of people who'd been adversely affected by the economy, by the healthcare law in particular. they talked about their trials and tribulations, but they also talked about obama administration policy that's have helped them. and that's the sort of thing the president is going to be emphasizing here. starting in albuquerque, gathering at someone's home, talking about the economy. obviously, that is the number one issue in the upcoming elections. then he travels to madison, wisconsin. more overtly political trip there. he'll hold a rally for the democratic national committee. and then on to des moines, iowa, where again he'll be gathering for sort of a small, semi-private gathering. of course, we will be there with cameras. where people are going to be talking about the economy. and then on to richmond, virginia, finally wrapping up on wednesday, with a similar event. and this is the sort -- this is the thing, alex. it's all tied together. the president trying to emphasize what we've heard many times in the past several weeks, that when he too
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of those meetings on the economy. and then finally, to richmond, virginia. winds it up on wednesday. another meet with citizens to talk about the economic challenges that they face, alex. >> busy week ahead. and mike viqueira, thanks for that report from the white house. >>> a red ford mustang used in the dramatic robbery on friday was found just blocks away. it belongs to a teller at the coral gables bank of america who the robbers allegedly strapped with explosives and forced to help with that heist. the mustang was found just blocks from the bank but the burglars remain on the loose. >>> a california cop was under investigation for reportedly making a fake arrest on a 15-year-old boy. the boy's parents say the policeman came to their home last month and handcuffed their son after the teen had sex with the officer's 14-year-old daughter. the boy's stepfather recorded part of the incident on his cell phone. after a few minutes, the officer takes the cuffs off the boy and says he's not going to arrest the teen after all. the officer's lawyer says his client was simply trying to scar
offcampus apartment at the university of virginia and the judge denied a media request to have cameras present in the courtroom. >>> a partial guilty verdict for the drunk driver accused of killing another young athlete in maryland. they say that anthony gallow ran a red light and killed four people, including los angeles anaheim pitcher. the jury is still trying reach a verdict on three murder charges in that case. >>> on annapolis man is behind bars charged with attempted murder. the police say that charles wallace shot a man. the victim was able to escape and flagged down a passing officer. wallace was arrested a short time later no word on what sparked the violence. >>> new questions regarding the death of natasha pettigrew. she was struck and killed while training for a triathlon in prince george's county. and the family wants to know why the driver has not been charged. >> reporter: dozens of people that loved natasha pettigrew gathered at the site where the 30-year-old was hit by her bike and later died, casting doubt on the driver's story. >> i thought i hit a deer. >> i hit a
in west virginia? >> this is a race, this is animal with a 69% job approval rating in the state. any politician would be happy with that. when raesee got into it, he is going up you have% disapproval rating for -- 66% disapproval for president obama. here is the key. 28% of republicans still say they are going to be voting for joe manchin. this could be an upset in november. >> democrats have been attempting to push through the dream act legislation that would provide a path to shiom for children under the age of 16 who are illegal immigrants. talk to us about poll numbers there? >> we did some polling, if people are brought here illegally by their parents and they have completed two years of college should they be eligible. just over half say yes. much wider supported if somebody came here was brought illegally by their parents and served in the u.s. military, yes, those people should be given a pass to citizenship after their military service. you know, this is still a difficult issue. we also asked if local school systems should be required to provide a public education for the ch
country. steve from virginia writes, bad politicians are sent to washington by good people that don't vote. >> i couldn't agree more, especially for no other reason than to honor the men and women in uniform who literally put their lives on the line, many have died to give us the right to vote. to not vote is an insult to the great men and women who guarantee our freedom. >> we have a person in the audience that kaylee has been talking with, ken, i understand you are going to be voting. why is it so important for you to vote? >> for one reason, i think it's my responsibility to vote. number two, i think it's very important this time around that we replace a lot of the obama folks that are ruining this country. [ applause ] >> the i hear that music again. mr. president, long time, no see. you did stay around. >> i did. >> i don't know if you heard what deny had to say that he is going to vote, he thinks he needs to get some of the folks around there out of there. what do you think about that? >> let me say this, remember at the top of the show, i think everyone should get out and vote. afte
, republicans won in new jersey and virginia. this fall, ayers is targeting swing states like wisconsin and florida hoping to boost the number of gop governors from the current 24. >> by at age ten, were you a staunch republican. >> ayers has always been in a hurry. back in 1992 he tried to persuade his mother not to vote for bill clinton. >> i always believed in individual responsibility. >> at age ten you thought that? >> yeah. i always worked summer jobs. i wanted to buy my own clothes, by own baseball cards. >> he quit college as a 19-year-old freshman to help sonny purchase due the first republican georgian. he plans to leave rga after november. he will be one of hottest republican contenders. >>> has anybody approached you. >> we're focused on 2010. we're going to make a huge difference. the idea is that the rga put ourselves in position to impact who they are going to be deciding on election day is a wonderful opportunity. >> chris: as we said there are now 24 republican governors and ayers hopes to boost that to 30 but the record for the gop is 33 governors and you get the feeli
, it's not true. virginia is a right to work state, finlands touted as being an excellent example of educational opportunity is pro union in a unionized education system. >> you don't think that the unions in this country are protecting incompetent teachers? >> i think when you really get to the issue what we're talking about is tenure and i do agree there needs to be some reforms in terms of the way that teachers are evaluated, in terms of getting their tenure and keeping their tenure. but principals are the once that decides on tenure and without tenure i wouldn't be sitting here today. it's a protection that's absolutely necessary so that teachers can join with parents and advocate with them for their children. >> what did you think about the message of the reason why kids are woefully underserved? >> well, i mean, i want to say that like you, i cried, it should not take a lottery for a child to receive a quality public education in one of the world's super power nations. >> what you're talking about, is there are these charter schools and parents and children are clamoring in
temperatures. same thing tomorrow. a slight risk of severe weather expected across parts of virginia down through coastal carolinas and into georgia. tomorrow afternoon from the storm system that's moving that way with heavy rain today and more heavy rain tomorrow and the showers up the eastern seaboard. mild temperatures across the great lakes. warm weather over the rockies and texas. plenty of sunshine over the western two-thirds of the nation west of the mississippi river. in the pacific northwest we'll have clouds. it looks like the hawaiian islands and alaska, sunshine there and quiet >>> good morning. i'm meteorologist craig herrera. we have mostly clear conditions all over the bay area. some patches of fog along the coast and that's where we'll cool off a bit. we have a spare the air day. another one tomorrow. and the santa clara valley air quality expected to be unhealthful for sensitive groups. people with upper respiratory problems should take it easy. 70s along the beaches, more of those 90s everywhere else even around the rim of the bay. tomorrow's the warmest day, seven-day f
of the great debate of 1960, we teamed one the uversity of virginia's center for politics to present a special discussion on those historic and first of their kind presidential debates between vice president richard nixon and then senator john f. kennedy, one of which took place at bc's washington studio which is now the home of "meet the press" back in our home studio. talk to journalists and staffers who are part of history 50 years ago about what happened behind the scene and the significance of those debates on our political landscape today. all on our website at mtp.nbc.com. you can follow meon twitter as well for more on that. we'll be off next week for nbc sports coverage of the ryder cup golf tournament but back the following week. if it's sunday, it's "meet the press." -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com [ male announcer ] at ge capital, we're out there every day with clients like jetblue -- financing theifleet, sharing our expertise, and working with people who are changinthe fa of business in america. after 25 years in the aviation business, i kind of el like if you're not having
weather expected across parts of virginia down through coastal carolinas and into georgia. tomorrow afternoon from the storm system that's moving that way with heavy rain today and more heavy rain tomorrow and the showers up the eastern seaboard. mild temperatures across the great lakes. warm weather over the rockies and texas. plenty of sunshine over the western two-thirds of the nation west of the mississippi river. in the pacific northwest we'll have clouds. it looks like the hawaiian islands and alaska, sunshine there and quiet weather, >> temperatures have been in the 90's the last couple of days. we will slide into >>> remember, when we're not here you can always check your weather on weather.com. time to talk about the football forecast because tonight is football night in america. sunday night football here on nbc. it looks like we are going to see temperatures in south florida in the 80s for your game tonight. the jets against the dolphins at sun life stadium. 30% chance of showers and thunderstorms. that's not bad. it should be mostly dry. that's a check of the football fo
.g.a. support, republicans won in new jersey and virginia. this fall, ayers is targeting swing states like michigan and wisconsin and florida. hoping to boost the number of g.o.p. governors from the current 24. >> why at age 10 were you a staunch republican? >> chris: ayers has always been in a hurry. back in 1992, he tried to persuade his mother not to vote for bill clinton. >> i've just always believed in individual responsibility. >> chris: at age ten you thought that? >> yeah, i really did. i always worked summer jobs, washing cars or cutting grass. i wanted to buy my own cars, baseball card and bicycles. >> chris: he quit college as a 19-year-old freshman to help elect sonny purdue. it was purdue who brought him to washington. ayers plans to leave the r.g.a. after november. he will be one of the hottest properties for republican presidential candidates. >> have any of the contenders approached you? >> look, we're all focussed on 2010. >> chris: any contenders -- >> we are focussed on 2010. we are going to make a difference. americans are going to vote for a governor. to put ourselves
a lot, gop leadership types went to a lumber company in virginia. they wore un-washington clothes and spoke from a podium sandwiched between piles of wood. the anti-washington tone was struck about 30 miles from the nation's capital. the picture was different, but the concept's familiar. the 21-page pledge includes calls for repealing and replacing health care reform. and making the bush tax cuts permanent for everyone. it would also freeze the hiring of federal employees in non-security jobs and roll back spending to 2008 levels, before the stimulus bill, before the bank bailout. the pledge was largely free of pronouncements on the social issues, the kind of talk that tends to scare off independent voters, and there was little about what republicans would do about popular but unsustainable entitlement programs like social security and medicare, no mention of earmarks either. marshala blackburn and kathy morris-rogers next. >>> joining me now, republican congresswoman marsha blackburn of tennessee and cathy mcmorris rodgers of washington state. thank you both so much for coming. i
that they have benefited from that this administration has done. then the president back to richmond, virginia, the following day on wednesday where he has another one of those events. so the focus on the economy and politics as the president heads into this week, alex. >> okay. clearly, the president and mike will be all over the map this week. mike, thanks so much. >> okay. >>> florida police found the abandon getaway car used in coral gables. the drivers took off in a red mustang belonging to a teller at the branch who was allegedly held hostage. the mustang was found blocks away from a bank. the burglars remain on the loose. >>> a suspect in a deadly shooting near new jersey's seton hall university is still at large today as the community mourns a 19-year-old sophomore who was killed. four others were injured when a gunman opened fire at an off campus party just after midnight on friday. the gunman tried to crash that party but was kicked out. he later returned with a gun and a grudge and opened fire into that crowd. >>> violence broke out in california overnight. this time at a birthday p
're talking about here. stretching from atlanta on up into parts of the carolinas into the virginias as well. those flood watches have been posted here because we're going to be getting a whole heck of a lot of rain in the next couple days. anywhere between three and six inches. widespread can be expected. and isolated heavier amounts. when we start seeing these squall lines that aren't moving too fast, that's where we'll see rain begin to pile up. we've got delays 45 minutes out of atlanta as a result of the low clouds and the rain showers that we're having. and this is all spreading on up towards the north and to the east. so if you have travel plans, say, in the mid-atlantic in the northeastern corridor tomorrow, expect travel delays as a result of that, too. here you can see our forecast precip in the next 48 hours in cities like roanoke down towards charlotte and just southeast of atlanta is where we're expecting some of the heaviest accumulations as well. we're also keeping our eye on the tropics. matthew is done and gone, but still bringing heavy rain across parts of mexico. we've got
, discussions on the economy with families in des moines, iowa, and richmond, virginia. thursday, meetings at the white house. friday, he will attend the investture ceremony for supreme court justice alana kagan. >>> after torrential down powers, parts of the midwest are waking up under water. there may be hope in their forecast. we'll have that forecast and the latest coming up. >>> seeing is believing. we'll show what appears to be a praying dog. s not good to my sk. what i wouldn't do for a do-over. [ female announcer ] neutrogena® clinical skincare helps restore collagen depleted skin to undo the look of a year's worth of skin aging in just 4 weeks. clinical skincare. neutrogena®. [ tires screech ] [ engine revving ] [ drums playing ] [ male announcer ] 306 horsepower. race-inspired paddle shifters and f sport-tuned suspension. all available on the new 2011 lexus is. it isn't real performance, unless it's wielded with precision. see your lexus dealer. to finish what you started today. for the aches and sleeplessness in between, there's new motrin pm. no other medicine, not even advil
the 50th anniversary of the great debates of 1960, we teamed one the university of virginia's center for politics to present a special discussion on those historic and first of their kind presidential debates between vice president richard nixon and then senator john f. kennedy, one of which took place at nbc's washington studio which is now the home of "meet the press" back in our home studio. talk to journalists and staffers who are part of history 50 years ago about what happened behind the scenes and the significance of those debates on our political landscape today. all on our website at mtp.nbc.com. you can follow me on twitter as well for more on that. that is all for today. we'll be off next week for nbc sports coverage of the ryder cup golf tournament but back the following week. if it's sunday, it's "meet the press."
, pennsylvania, indiana, north dakota, arkansas, wisconsin, connecticut, west virginia, we're competitive in a lot of places. will we win them all? who knows. the delaware primary was interesting. new candidate, fresh face, i think she's got a good chance of winning. >> i mean she definitely wasn't your candidate. i mean basically they -- one would say that the public -- >> you picked out one. i just gave you 12 places where we have a chance of beating democrats. >> what are the qualification qualifications -- do they have? for instance, what is christine o'donnell's qualification for governing? what is sharron angle's actual qualification for governing? >> they won the primary fair and square against real competition and they ee americaed as the nominee. and sharron angle is running no worse than dead even against the majority leader of the senate. i think that's pretty significant. >> you're not afraid there might be a turnoff whether it's -- >> am i afraid of having more republicans in the senate? of course, not. >> that's not the question. are you not afraid that somewhat -- some migh
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